Wed 20 March 2019 | 10:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Cinemateque - Shprintsak Street 2, Tel Aviv,
Purim comes and in honor of the holiday we will read the masterpiece of the director Todd Browning, who collected a collection of human mutations in his film and circulated a story about life in the circus. Among the film’s stars is a woman with a mustache and beard, a worm man who is only a body and a head without hands and feet (in one famous scene he lights himself a cigarette!), Dwarves and more. When the film was released, it shocked the world of cinema at the time, but despite the harsh initial feeling it leaves in the viewer, it is a sensitive human story that does not use the distortions of its heroes to portray them as dangerous or frightening, but as equal members of human society.
United States 1932
English with Hebrew subtitles
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